BoxWith many places popping up their Festival offerings and trying to bed things in time for the rush of excited punters that will hit the town from the end of this week onwards, it was interesting to run into a place, in the shape of police box eatery Barnacles and Bones, which is launching now …

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Menu boardBoxsmall is getting a lot of my business at the moment, particularly when laziness reigns, given it’s so handily positioned in relation to my office. After a cheery wave to Jones and Son, I stopped at the Rabbie’s stall, which is focussed on sandwiches (£4.50) filled with slow cooked lamb or beef. I opted …

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StallAs alluded to in the Jones & Son review, the Boxsmall market is so much better than it was last year and while the location isn’t entirely visible to passing trade, I think there’s the opportunity for it to build a really appreciative audience, this year. Having given the burgers a good going over, and …

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BLT burgerWhen a street food trader has built up a reputation for one particular product it can be a bit of a gamble to change direction, especially when that shift takes things into the already overcrowded and competitive realm of burgers. Never one to shirk a challenge, this is precisely what Toby Jones, whose pulled …

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TruckWhen I was a student, back in the dim and distant past, Susie’s Diner on West Nicolson Street was an absolute lunchtime staple, with its quality vegetarian fare staving off rickets and scurvy across the student body with consummate class. It closed a number of years back, but has continued in some follow-on incarnations, the …

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